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Science throws new light on dark matter
Science throws new light on dark matter

Dark matter may not be so dark after all, after scientists witnessed the mysterious cosmic entity interacting with the universe…

SpaceX fails to nail rocket landing

SpaceX launched a shipment of groceries to space but its third attempt to land the leftover booster on an ocean platform…

video Raw: SpaceX launches groceries to ISS

SpaceX has launched a shipment of groceries to the International Space Station, including the first espresso maker bound…

World's first battery rocket

Rocket Lab unveiled its turbo pump system overnight at the United States Space Symposium, a gathering of more than 10,000…

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Elderly pedestrian hit by car in Avondale video Elderly pedestrian hit by car in Avondale

A woman has been killed after being hit by a car in…

Rugby Highlights: Highlanders 30  Blues 24 video Rugby Highlights: Highlanders 30 Blues 24

A dire opening half killed the Blues' season once…

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Salty secrets found in Martian soil
Salty secrets found in Martian soil

The surface of Mars may still hold water - albeit the saltiest variety possible - according to scientists, after Nasa's…

Billionaires Branson, Allen seek Earth orbit
Billionaires Branson, Allen seek Earth orbit

Paul Allen and Richard Branson are focusing on breakthrough spaceflight closer to home: cheap cargo trips to Earth orbit…

Legalised asteroid mining may be key to future spacefaring
Legalised asteroid mining may be key to future spacefaring

A small but ambitious group of investors has a novel plan to mine asteroids for fun and profit. But it is possibly illegal…

Raw: GoPro camera captures astronaut spacewalks
video Raw: GoPro camera captures astronaut spacewalks

A camera worn by astronaut Terry Virts captured footage during spacewalks outside the International Space Station. Astronauts…

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Is there anyone out there?
Is there anyone out there?

Is there anyone out there? The answer is almost certainly yes, says a top Nasa scientist who believes…

Jeff Tallon: Biblical lunar eclipse comes full circle

We have had rather a feast of eclipses recently, and there is more to come. Physicist Dr Jeff Tallon explains.

New Zealand 'stupid' - top space engineer

New Zealand has been blasted as "stupid" by a top space engineer for not investing more in science and engineering.

Stargazers catch flash of red

Stargazers around the country were treated to a total lunar eclipse over the weekend - the last chance to witness the spectacle…

Tiny black hole could explode Big Bang
Tiny black hole could explode Big Bang

The detection of miniature black holes by the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) could prove the existence…

You don't know your star sign

Almost nobody was born under the sign they think they are, as the astrological calendar has failed to be updated as our…

Is the universe on the brink of collapse?

Scientists claim an 'imminent' collapse of the universe will take place sooner than expected, but don't panic - it still…

Solar storm: NZ skies light up

New Zealand's night skies have been lit up this week by the southern lights, with vivid displays caused by a severe solar…

SpaceX rocket fight heads to Congress

The fight over lucrative contracts to launch national security satellites between SpaceX and the ULA has grown even more…

Earth's era of human domination haggled
Earth's era of human domination haggled

Astronomers have been telling us for nearly 500 years that humanity is not the most important thing…

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